Lunar Basalt

basalt sample 70017

Like the Earth, Luna is made of rocks. There are four distinct groups of rocks on Luna: 1) basaltic volcanic rocks (including pyroclastic and lava flows), 2) pristine (uncontaminated by impact mixing) non-basaltic highland rocks, 3) polymict breccias (the results of impacts) (includes impact melt rocks) that make up the… Continue reading

SPORE Shield Wall

Shield wall integrated pressure hull 1

  Originally, the SPORE Shield Wall (SW) was going to be the outer construction protecting the inner iron Pressure Hull (PH). (See SPORE Design 1). The SW was going to be constructed first, with PH construction following right after. Now, I’m thinking that a single pressurized SW would be quicker,… Continue reading